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Glover Teixeira tests positive for COVID-19, battling Thiago Santos rescheduled for UFC event on October 3

Glover Teixeira tests positive for COVID-19, battling Thiago Santos rescheduled for UFC event on October 3

Former UFC title contender Glover Teixeira Tested in favor of COVID-19 and his upcoming fight Thiago Santos It will no longer take place on September 12th.

The highly ntic hit showdown is expected to move to the upcoming card on October 3, instead Texeira and Santos will clash, as part of the same event Holy Holm Facing with Irene Aldana.

Sources close to the situation confirmed the MMA fighting on Thursday following a preliminary report Fight.

With the Santos vs. Teixeira delayed, it is not known which fight will fill the main event slot on September 12th. The co-main event currently features a mid-strawweight bout Michelle Waterson And Angela Hill.

Facing a four-fight winning streak, Teixeira is looking to get back into the title controversy after losing Anthony Smith In his recent show. The 40-year-old Brazilian has been in the top-10 rankings for many years in the 205-pound category, but his recent run has put him at the top of the weight class.

Unfortunately, a positive test for COVID-19 delays Teixeira’s return, but at a later date he gets a chance to face Santos.

Santos will make his first appearance at the UFC in 2019 after losing the split decision Jon Jones. Santos had to undergo surgery for a knee injury in the fight and after a long recovery, he has to return for the first time in a year.

Now Santos will have to wait until October 3 to face Teixeira with a fight date coming up the week after he was crowned the new Light Heavyweight Champion. UFC 253 When Dominic Reese Takes John Blachovich.

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